Advanced search

Pregnant? See how your baby develops, your body changes, and what you can expect during each week of your pregnancy with the Mumsnet Pregnancy Calendar.

What's the earliest you can feel the baby move?

(19 Posts)
Bunnychan Sat 24-Nov-12 22:12:50

Hi ladies,
I keep reading different things about this so I was wondering; for a 1st baby, what's the earliest you can feel the baby move? I'm only 14+2 but just had the strangest sensation in my lower right side and it made me wonder.
Many thanks x

MikeOxard Sat 24-Nov-12 22:51:05

I felt both of mine by 11/12 weeks.

LoveYouForeverMyBaby Sat 24-Nov-12 23:10:04

Mine was around 16 weeks.

BR44 Sun 25-Nov-12 13:18:44

Nothing with dc1 until 21 weeks, but I am currently 18 wks with number 2 and am sure I felt some movement this morning!

StormyBrid Sun 25-Nov-12 13:27:43

I'm expecting my first, felt her at seventeen weeks, despite having a lot of stomach padding. Was another couple of weeks before I was sure what I was feeling though.

gardenpixies32 Sun 25-Nov-12 13:29:54

I could feel a popping sensation at about 11/12 weeks.

DollySister Sun 25-Nov-12 13:37:48

I think I felt my first move at about 14 weeks. It was a very faint feeling of bubbles, also on the side. I was about 20 weeks when I realised it wasn't wind.

ZuleikaD Sun 25-Nov-12 14:43:59

I felt movement at about 13 weeks - a sort of fish-flopping-over sensation. But only very occasionally (like every few weeks). Now I'm 23 weeks I'm getting more proper thumps and bumps.

Bunnychan Sun 25-Nov-12 14:59:26

What I felt yesterday was light a load of little bubbles floating up my lower right hand side. It was gentler than wind lol and I've never felt it before (and haven't since) x

MJP1 Sun 25-Nov-12 15:15:32

Bunnychan dont worry thats your little baby xx you'll be feeling them soon all the time, plus tremendous kicks/stretches/scrapes all the time day and night.

pecans Sun 25-Nov-12 15:23:49

Yes, that's your baby! So exciting.

laurajane89 Sun 25-Nov-12 15:32:04

is a popping sensation a movement or not?

jellybeans Sun 25-Nov-12 15:43:56

13 weeks was earliest for me with later pregnancies. Like a popping sensation.

laurajane89 Sun 25-Nov-12 15:46:36

okay thanks

elliejjtiny Mon 26-Nov-12 09:37:14

12 weeks with ds1
14 weeks with ds2
13 weeks with ds3

honeytea Mon 26-Nov-12 10:01:02

I was 13 weeks, it felt like a mobile phone vibrating in my tummy. It happened maybe every other day and only when I was on my back.

It is so magical smile

kittyhello88 Fri 30-Nov-12 05:54:43

I'm ten weeks and starting to feel little "flickerings" no strong movement tho.

3bunnies Fri 30-Nov-12 06:08:17

Dd1 I felt around 13 weeks- she didn't appreciate a dip iin the English Channel! Dd2 was earlier around 10 weeks. Haven't a clue with ds, he's my third, nuff said!

FergusSingsTheBlues Fri 30-Nov-12 06:16:00

15 weeks first time, 10 this time.

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: